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    April 22, 2013
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stand. how the surviving brother is communicating with investigators. >> starting today, furloughs at u.s. airports could lead to some major delays. how much longer you might have to wait and what we are experiencing at bay area airports this morning. >> we are starting out with clear skies. this could be the warmest day of the week. not a bad day to get to the beach. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and the delays continue to build over at the babridge toll plaza. we're waiting for the metering lights to be turned on. the rest of your morning drive, that's coming up. >> good morning. it is monday, april 22. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. later this hour, doctors in boston plan to update us on survivors of the boston marathon bombing. then later this afternoon, a moment of silence will mark the very time one week ago that the two bombs went off. boston's police commissioner says two brothers had more explosives and may have been planning more attacks. the suspect who was caught friday night has been
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communicating with officials by writing. he is unable to speak because of a throat injury. susan mcginnis now joins us live from boston where investigators have plenty of questions for that young suspect and she has more now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: frank and michelle, good morning. dzhokhar tsarnaev hasn't been able to talk but he is communicating with investigators and they have a lot of questions for him. meanwhile today in boston, people are trying to get back to normal to their routine as a new workweek starts. boylston street is getting ready to reopen. 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is reportedly awake and responding to investigators' question. sources tell us he is writing out his answers because of a gunshot wound in his throat that has left him unable to speak. a special interrogation team from the fbi will handle the questioning. >> how did they plan this, what was the motive, did they have help and are there others out there? >> reporter: it appears johar as his older brother tamerlan were prepared to set off more bombs when police caught up with them early friday morning.
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>> they were going to attack other individuals. that's my belief at this point in time. >> reporter: tamerlan was killed during a shootout with police. jahar escaped but was caught friday night hiding in a boat. charges against him could be filed as early as today. the city of boston will take time to mark the one-week anniversary of the marathon bombings. at 2:50 this after city will observe a moment of silence followed by bell ringing throughout the state. there will also be a private funeral for krystle cambell today. there was a public wake in her hometown of medford sunday. hundreds paid respects to the 29-year-old who friends and family said was always smiling. >> she never let anything bother her just loved life and a genuine great person. >> reporter: tonight, there will be a memorial service tonight for lu lingzi the bu grad student killed in the blasts. susan mcginnis, cbs 2 news.
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now, the "l.a. times" is reporting that the mother of the two suspects says both parents will travel to the u.s. to clear their sons' names. >> susan, i understand one of the suspects tamerlan the one who died, he actually was interviewed by the fbi a couple of years ago and now the fbi didn't -- they didn't do anything and they are catching ak for that. what's theatest on at? >> reporter: there's a lot of question about the fbi's actions after that interview and since that interview and the question is, and it's coming from capitol hill, as well, several senators want to know, why did the fbi not take this further? of course, the found no terror activity -- the fbi found no terror activity and let it go. could this have been stopped? the fbi wants to question tamerlan's wife, who is now in rhode island. they are going through his lawyer trying to get information from her. >> susan mcginnis live in
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boston, thank you. boston was on the minds of runners and spectators at the london marathon. they observed a moment of silence prior to yesterday's race and wore black ribbons on their shirts. security forces were up by 40% and britain's prince harry was on hand mingling with the crowd. >> it was never an option. >> they had about 35,000 runners in london. for each one who finished the race, $3 went to a fund to help boston bombing victims. we'll have continuing coverage of the boston marathon bombings right here on kpix 5 and kpix.com. new this morning, seattle police are now trying to figure out what led to a gun battle that killed five people. officers say bullets were flying when they arrived at the scene. they tried to help two injured men in the parking lot when one of them reached for a gun. 8 officers opened fire. investigators later found other victims in two different
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apartments. no word on why that shooting occurred up in seattle expect delays if you are planning on flying anywhere today. air traffic controllers are now being furloughed due to the federal spending cuts. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is at sfo to tell us how these furloughs could impact all of our bay area airports. good morning. >> reporter: good rning, frank. not the news that flyers want to hear. these furloughs uld impact delays at airports and we're talking about delays ranging from 10 minutes to an hour that is because there are fewer air traffic controllers on the job this morning. the faa called for two furlough days for every two-week period to cut more than $600 million from the budget. airlines filed a lawsuit on friday to stop the furlough of air traffic controllers saying the cuts will result in delays up to an hour at major airports and hubs throughout the country. travel industry analysts say
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what's happening is political gamesmanship. >> the faa was shut down a few years ago. flights weren't affected. it seems to me like there is a request or directive out there to take steps so passengers will be inconvenienced and they will call their elected officials to get them to take action. >> reporter: now let's see what's happeninat airports around the this is live picture of mineta san jose international airport. i found three delays there this morning. the longest, 30 minutes. only a couple of 10-minute delays in oakland. and a few delays here at sfo, as well. now, even if sfo avoids furloughs, passengers could still feel the pinch because of the domino effect from delays at connecting airports. and speaking about those delays i found this morning, it's unclear the cause of those delays. >> it's not the weather at least here in the bay area
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today. airlines say up to 6700 flights per day could be delayed to furloughs. as for the weather, beautiful, right? think you're going to like today. beautiful weekend and today will be better. >> i think today the peak of the heat. it might be hot for some folks getting near 90. >> love it. >> it feels good for a change to get the heat cranked up. it will be nice all the way to the coastline. t the beaches all day long. looking good over the bay an the temperatures starting out in the 40s and the 50s right now. so not a bad beginning to the day. some of these temperatures actually pretty mild. 57 degrees in san jose. 57 in san francisco. and 57 also into oakland. looks like the ridge will remain strong today with the offshore winds. then the whole axis will slide east. as it does we'll see a sea breeze kicking in tomorrow. by wednesday maybe some fog returns. so enjoy today. yesterday 70s and 80s. today 88 in concord.
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85 in san jose. about 75 degrees in san francisco. more on your weather in a few minutes. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. you can already feel it this nice outside at 3:30 in the morning when we're coming into work. as far as traffic goes, we have this one injury crash that we're watching, southbound 101 at dunne avenue. so this is morgan hill. it's a rollover accident and we understand the car is on its one of our live traffic sensors in the area still picking up 65 miles per hour. most of the activity is off to the shoulder. mass transit, we are just hearing about some ace train number three delays. there was some earlier freight train traffic so got kind of a late start out of stockton. so again, just about 10 minutes behind schedule but bart, muni and caltrain are all reporting no delay. that is your traffic. back to you guys >> thank you. and if you shop in san mateo county, say good-bye to single use plastic bags. a ban goes into effect today in
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most areas of the county. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in menlo park this morning with details on how that ban works. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. we would like to mention that this ban starts off on earth day. so it's an appropriate move for san mateo county especially here in menlo park, where city leaders say people 7 million plastic bags each year. starting today stores in a dozen cities including some unincorporated areas of san mateo county will no longer offer the options of paper or plastic. the board of supervisors approved the plastic bag ban back in october. shoppers are now encouraged to bring in those reusable bags or pay 10 cents fee per paper bag. the bag ban was as a result of reports documenting the negative impact of plastic bags and what they have on our environment and wildlife. the ban will apply in all county retail outlets, including grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies as well as other
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shops. the ban does not include restaurant food take-out or bags used for produce, meat, bulk foods and prescription meds. now, if you don't have those reusable bags, the city of menlo park says they will be offering free reusable bags at places likely bay area's or recreation or senior centers. live in menlo park, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> thank you. in california, we use a total of 20 billion plastic bags and the majority of them end up landlls oras litter. and speaking of trash, an annual unofficial pot party at golden gate park in san francisco left quite the mess for the city to clean up. according to the "chronicle," this weekend's 420 party at the park drew nearly 15,000 people and they left behind a mountain of trash. the clean-up tab for the city, $10,000. speaking of tabs, the town of atherton is asking the white house to pay up. atherton was a fundraising stop for the president earlier this month and now town leaders want
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someone to pay the $8,000 for police and other security services for the president. invoices are being sent to the white house secret service along with the two atherton households who hosted that private event. i think it was like $32,500 to go to it. 6:11. feeling lucky? the job interviews happening today at a new bay area casino. >> listen me. mytation just completely exploded. >> we are now getting our physical listen to the frantic 911 calls from the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in texas. >> and skipping deserted or hitting the treadmill? doctors tell the truth about what's more important when it comes to shedding the pounds, diet or exercise. ,,,,,,,,,,
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now released investigators in texas are still trying to determine what caused a deadly explosion at a rtiliz pl authitve n released 1 tapes of the in l moments after the blast in west, texas. need a ast texas trucks as send this way." eople were killed... g 10 first responders. the explosion and fire alsot hundreds of people homeless. >> 14 people were killed including 10 first responders. the explosion and fire also left hundreds of people homeless. >> that's amazing. and it didn't get a lot of attention because of what happened in boston. >> right. exactly.
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the mississippi river is expected to crest in some spots today. the river has reached 10 to 12 inalg banks stage and in illinois and mississippi have evacuated. over the weekend, two people in indiana and one in missouri died when their cars were swept off flooded roads. the water has also swamped hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland. 6:16. let's check traffic. >> at the bay bridge they turned on the metering lights. the fastrak lanes are filling in and so we are stacking up beyond the first overcrossing. so probably 10 minutes right now to get you on to the bay bridge. westbound 92 at industrial, there was a car fire that was cleared to the right-hand shoulder. so i don't think it's putting much of a dent at all in the morning commute. so this is the commute direction of westbound 92. so far looks good and eastbound
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92 heading out towards hayward both directions in fact should be about 14 or 15 minutes. checking other bay area roads, here's a live look at the golden gate. southbound looks good at this hour. westbound 580 this backed up early because of an early- morning fender-bender. pretty much continuing a long line of brake lights toward the dublin interchange. >> this injury crash still there. it's not causing much of a delay. in the southbound direction where the accident is. southbound 101 approaching dunne avenue. there was a rollover crash. delays in the commute direction out of morgan hill. heads up there. fire crews are still on scene. that is a check of your
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"timesaver traffic"." >> some folks haven't seen the son in a while. bring sunscreen heading in that direction. going to be another gorgeous day out there. beautiful yesterday along baker beach. sunshine and people out enjoying the sunshine. it will be warmer in some spots. starting out with mostly clear skies. fairly mild temperatures in some places already. today the peak of the heat as high pressure sits overhead we have an offshore wind keeping your skies clear to the coastline and bring your temperatures to the warmest numbers all week long. that ridge will move further east. today 80s and 90s into the central valley. 66 degrees in lake tahoe and 69
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into monterey bay. 70 in half moon bay early on and sea breeze in the afternoon. 87 morgan hill. 85 milpitas. 82 hayward. temperatures soaring into the upper 80s in much of the east bay. then inside the bay today we'll find sunshine and some warm temperatures. 80 degrees in oakland and 75 in san francisco. next couple of days, cooling down, fog at the coast by wednesday. more fog and low clouds come thursday and friday. but today! looks like a beautiful day. in health news restricting food from an overweight child can backfire according to a study from the university of minnesota. withholding food leads to weight gain and overfood feeding teaches bad eating habits. researchers say dieting needs to be a family affair where everyone eats a well balanced
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meal. a big question for people who want to get in shape. should i start with the diet or exercise? stanford researchers say for the best results, change both habits actually. the study also found that focusing in on the diet which many weight loss programs encourage may not be beneficial. so if have you to start with one, start with exercise and then diet. >> good to know. job interviews for a new north bay employer start today. the groton resort and casino on the edge of rohnert park is expected to hire 2,000 workers. they will start interviews today. they have 250 people taking classes to be dealers and the casino is expected to open late this year. 6:20. coming up, the most perfect date ever. how one man won $20,000 for his girlfriend on her birthday. >> the giants go for the sweep and the as look to avoid the broom. >> first, as we count down to
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girlfriend's birthday. i think he is pretty jacked up. third time in the nba season that a fan has hit a half court shot. that is your play of the day. >> you think they said maybe we should make it loer takea ttle harder? >> great pub for the nba. they have to give it up on oncasion. >> angel pagan is my favorite. he's great player. >> h-o-t. 6:26. coming up a bay area sports star plans to visit the martinez boy injured in the boston marathon bombings. >> plus, say good-bye to plastic bags. which cities are enforcing bans and it all starts today. >> reporter: and if you are flying today, you might want to double-check your flight status. delays are expected at airports across the country. i'll tell you why. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the humble back seat.
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and i'm frank mallicoa times 6-- 's mgood morning, yone. itda april . 22 i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:30. at this hour, doctors in boston are now planning an update on patients who are still in the hospital because of the bombings one week ago today. >> meanwhile, there will be a moment of silence this afternoon in massachusetts. boston's police commissioner says the two brothers had more explosives and may have been planning more attacks. the 19-year-old suspect, who was caught friday, has been communicating with officials by writing. susan mcginnis reports that suspect is unable to speak. reporter: 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is reportedly awake and responding to investigators' question. -- questions. sources tell us he is writing out his answers because of a gunshot wound in his throat that has left him unable to speak. a special interrogation team from the fbi will handle the
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questioning. >> how did they plan this, what was the motive, did they have help and are there others out there? >> reporter: it appears johar as his older brother tamerlan were prepared to set off more bombs when police caught up with them early friday morning. >> they were going to attack other individuals. that's my belieft isoint in time. >> reporter: tamerlan was killed during a shootout with police. jahar escaped but was caught friday night hiding in a boat. charges against him could be filed as early as today. the city of boston will take time to mark the one-week anniversary of the marathon bombings. at 2:50 this afternoon, the city will observe a moment of silence followed by bell ringing throughout the state. there will also be a private funeral for krystle cambell today. there was a public wake in her hometown of medford sunday. hundreds paid respects to the 29-year-old who friends and family said was always smiling. >> she never let anything bother her, you know?
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just always loved life and just really just a genuine great person. >> reporter: tonight, there will be a memorial service tonight for lu lingzi the bu blad student killed in the susan mcginnis, cbs news, boston. >> investigators have still looking into the past of the suspects to determine whether they had any contact with terrorist groups during a trip to russia. the older brother who was killed friday morning was married and had a young daughter. an attorney for tamerlan tsarnaev's widow says she did not know her husband was a suspect until she saw it on tv. the attorney says he stayed at home with the child while his wife worked 7 days a week as a home healthcare aid. aaron hern injured in the bombings in boston may get some special visitors today. three baseball players hope to see him today in boston.
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the as are of course taking on the red sox tonight in fenway park. 11-year-old aaron had multiple surgeries at boston's children's hospital last week. he got a visit from first lady michelle obama last week. so big day for aaron. a marin running company will hold a special run tonight in honor of those affected by the boston marathon bombings. runners wi ave from ross common park at 6:45 tonight for a 2.5-mile run wearing blue and yellow in honor of the marathon's officials colors. we'll have continuing coverage of the boston marathon bombings right here on kpix 5 and kpix.com. the man accused of sending letters laced with ricin to president obama and a senator is due back in court today. paul kevin curtis denies any involvement but an fbi agent says the letters contain lines that are also on the suspect's facebook page. and indentations on the letter possibly from envelopes that were on top traced back to two of the suspects' former
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addresses. major airports across the country have few air traffic controllers on duty today. those positions are being furloughed due to federal spending cuts. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at sfo this morning with what that means for bay area travelers. good morning, elissa. >> reporter: good morning. well, if you are flying today, ep ey flig status delays are expected at airports across the united states because of furloughs of air traffic controllers. the furloughs actually started yesterday but because sunday is a lighter travel day, flights were smooth for the most part. at l.a.x. though some flight delays averaged more than 3 hours and 70 flights there were delayed more than an hour. starting today travelers can expect wait times ranging from 10 minutes to an hour. the worst delays are expected at major hubs like atlanta, o'hare and laguardia. the faa will cut more than $600 million from its budget by ordering furlough days for air traffic controllers and even if sfo flight control, escape
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those furloughs, bay area travelers could still feel the pinch. >> because other airports such as atlanta, dallas/fort worth, chicago, new york and washington will be affected. so the big hubs are going to be affected. and if they cough, we catch cold. >> reporter: i checked the departure status at all three bay area airports. let's start with san jose. you're looking at a live picture right now. i found 3 delays the longest 30 minutes. in oakland, 21 minor delays most just five minutes the longest 15. at sfo, several delays most between 5 to 10 minutes. a couple of those 45 minutes and one delayed for more than an hour. it's unclear if the delays are related to furloughs or something else. it is a beautiful day so it's not related to weather. but i have been told that bad weather could make these delays even worse. live at sfo, elissa harrington,
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kpix 5. >> on friday the nation's airlines filed a lawsuit against the faa asking a federal court to stop the furlough of air traffic controllers and faa officials declined to comment on the suit. >> nothing like waiting in line at the airport. that's so much fun. >> but if you had to hang out this is the day to do it. stick around and enjoy. what a weekend we had, too? >> beautiful. >> i hope you had a wonderful weekend. >> i went to the zoo. >> that is a perfect place for you. [ laughter ] >> i don't know that that means. >> in a cage? >> exactly. we should see great weather around the bay area, lots of sunshine the peak of the heat outside, as we have high pressure sitting overhead and an offshore wind, too. that will combine to bring beautiful skies all the way to the coastline. probably the warmest temperatures of the week. numbers right now running into the 50s outside in many spots. cooler at the coastline. but by the afternoon, sunshine going to really crank these numbers up. 87 degrees in morgan hill. 85 in san jose. as you head toward the east bay
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the upper 80s near 90 degrees and then inside the bay, yup, it will be toasty too. 78 in alameda, 75 san francisco. more on your weather in a few minutes. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. heating up in weather and ner good thing. affic which is wegettin up of new accidents coming in including northbound 101 approaching cesar chavez. one lane is blocked. car went into the guardrail. so again just a heads up. not seeing any big delays behind it yet but that could change. where we are seeing some really good sized delays is through morgan hill. it's in the northbound direction even though the accident is southbound 101 approaching dunne avenue. it's an injury crash rollover. there must be quite a scene going on there. fire and emergency crews are on the scene. people are slowing down to look. so slowing northbound up towards san jose, south san jose. let's go outside take a quick look at the nimitz 880 in oakland where things are so far nice and light. coming up, we get another check of mass transit. in the meantime, back to you
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guys. it is the end of the line at san mateo county for those single use plastic bags. a ban goes into effect today at most areas of the county. and kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in menlo park to explain what the ban covers. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. menlo park is one of a dozen san mateo county cities as well as unincorporated areas where that ban will take effect today. the hope is to encourage the use of those reusable bags and to discourage the use of those plastic bags. the board of supervisors approved the ban back in october. the bag ban is as a result of news californians use 20 billion plastic bags each year. here in menlo park they use about 7 million a year. the majority of them end up in our landfills or on the streets. researchers have constantly pushed plastic bass have a harmful effect on our environment and wildlife so here's how the ban will work.
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it will include grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies and other shops. it doesn't include restaurant food takeouts or bags used for produce, meat, bulk foods and prescription meds. now, if you don't have that le you do your grocery shopping plan to pay about 10 cents per paper bag. the good news is i know the city of menlo park will be offering free reusable bags at places likely bay area's or recreation or senior centers. reporting live in menlo park, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> thank you, cate. by the end of the year 17 cities in san mateo county will have implemented the ban. a new waterfront development dealing in oakland requires a substantial down payment from taxpayers. our own phil matier reports that to help swing the deal with chinese backing, oakland has agreed to spend about $25 million in unused redevelopment money. that money would be used to buy two parcels of land from the signatdevelopment group.
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coming up, actress reese witherspoon is arrested over the weekend. her apology for the way she spoke to a police officer. >> plus, night turns into day. the suspected ur lights that lit the skies ovrgentina. >> andthe maed open about 10 minutes ago this first day of the workweek. the market opened 10 minutes ago. futures are up, the market is down. we'll check in with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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it happened just after three yesterday morning. the suspd meteor caused a flurry of c from frightened a fireball in argentina overnight around 3 a.m. yesterday. the suspected meteor caused a flurry of calls from frighten witnesses. some reported feeling a slight tremor soon after seeing the
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bright light. it's believed the fireball disintegrated when it entered the earth's atmosphere but i said earlier after what happened in russia, couple of months ago, all hands on deck there. 6:44 now. the state legislature is turning up heat on the california public utilities commission. >> lawmakers are calling for a ange ship ac the agency of failing to improve safety after the san bruno pipeline explosion. melissa griffin joins us from the examiner. >> reporter: you guys might remember back in 2010 after the san bruno pipeline explosion that killed 8 people, the federal government conducted an investigation and said pg&e is mostly responsible but the california public utilities commission should have detected these problems and should have prevented the explosion. now, at the time, the president michael peevey and the executive director of the cpuc paul clanon said we admit we
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have a culture of complacency and we promise that this is a game changer for us and we're all safety moving forward. so fast forward to a couple of weeks ago when a report surfaced showing that this is not the case at all at the puc. as you can see on the cover of the report, it is marked confidential. eveanteng terhat it] >>one isgointo pick up this otherwise boring looking government document. >> what's inside the report? >> reporter: it's bad. the consultants interviewed a number of people in the organization who said we have a security system here but it's not integrated. they said we're way too close to the industries that we're supposed to be regulating and said we are mostly focusing on keeping rates down and safety is a distant third. >> peevey was on the board of con edison. >> reporter: that's right. a former executive of con ed. he has been the president of the puc since 2002. so in response to this report that got out, the assembly
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members of the budget sub committee hauled mr. clanon again the executive director in front last week and had some choice things to say about the fact that, if we can't change the culture at the puc maybe what needs to be changed is the leadership. >> how can you look at this work, this internal report, and say that there's been progress? i look at it, i don't see one eye oat that of evidence of any progress on safety. i look at this and i see abject failure in the movement to change the safety culture. >> i candidly have come to the point where i believe it is time for to us have significant change in the leadership of the public utilities commission. >> the question that you should be asking yourself as you look in the mirror is, uhm, are you the right person to lead this organization? and i think it's a fair question. >> reporter: now, sacramento is not sesame street but those are pretty strong words even for the legislature.
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so it's harsh. >> they are strong words. how do these people get removed? >> reporter: that's up to governor brown. he appointed mr. peevey and his appointees at the commission appointed mr. clanon. it's up to him. he has been quiet so far. this is the budget subcommittee that can make life difficult for the puc even without removing their leader ship. >> is peevey going to show up? >> reporter: it's not clear whether he will show up this thursday to defend his job at the puc. jerry hill has called on the puc president to show up and and basically justify his continued appointment as president and we're not sure if he will be there or not. >> we'll see what happens. >> thank you. remember, you can find more of melissa's segments on our website, kpix.com/mornings. a lot is riding on apple's earnings report that is expected tomorrow. they have had a tough couple of weeks. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks reports.
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>> reporter: it seems like it's been a long time now since apple stock was above $700, back in september when they had a streak. it's been struggling and fell below $400 last week for the first time since december 2011. the company reports its fiscal 2nd quarter earnings after the closing bell tomorrow. it's expected to report an 18% drop in profits from a year earlier which would be the first year-over-year drop in profit since 2003. lots of worries that iphoneand ipad sales are much weaker as a lot of consumers hold off the next product refresh from apple and a lot will be riding on that. and for the stock tomorrow. the one good thing is with so many analyst downgrades, any good news from apple could turn it around tomorrow. ebay is trying to leverage its user base in a vote in congress. the company started sending emails to its 40 million usingers this weekend trying to get them to convince their representatives to vote against
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the marketplace fairness act which is an online sales tax. the biboys out there it would go after smaller merchants and hurt them. the stock market off to a mixed open. corporate earnings driving the way. we are going to get a report on existing home sales in the u.s. at 7 a.m. our time. right now the dow lower by 21 points. nasdaq heading higher by 6. s&p is trading flat. apple shares trying to rebound today, up about .75%. >> thank you, kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> norah o'donnell is in the big chair today and joins us life in new york with more on the big show. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ahead we have new information on what the fbi is learning from the boston bombing suspect under guard and awake at a hospital. also, we'll take you to russia where we're tracking down information about the suspect's past. gaves all a rare look at the
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dogs that serve u.s. special forces. this morning a decorated seal who trains many of those dogs will be here with us in studio 57 along with one of his dogs. we'll see you at 7:00. >> thank you, norah. >> it starts in about 15 minutes. >> about 10 minutes. >> i didn't see the clock. lawrence? >> this day is going by fast. i can't wait for the rest of it. it's going to be beautiful as we'll see a lot of sunshine. it is clear out there right now. the temperatures fairly mild in some spots. even in the upper 50s now. i think as we head throughout the day today we're going to see that sunshine all the way to the coastline. high pressure and an offshore wind is really going to warm things up today. maybe even a little bit warm other than yesterday. and then we're going to see some gradual cooling for the remainder of the week but this ridge building in overhead, that means these temperatures going to be heating up today probably the warmest numbers of the week. and then we'll start to see more of a sea breeze kick in
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toward tomorrow. maybe some fog on wednesday. so enjoy the day. no weather delays at sfo expected. around the country partly cloudy skies into houston, rain could cause so problems there in denver. 61 and partly cloudy in chicago. 61 in new york. around the bay today, should be a gorgeous day lots of sunshine maybe a little hot in spots. 87 degrees in morgan hill. 85 in milpitas. 70 in pacifica. 75 san jose. east bay 90 by afternoon. inside the bay plenty of sunshine about 80 degrees in oakland and 75 in san francisco. the next couple of days we'll start to cool down, a little fog coming back as we head in toward wednesday and thursday. but very nice weather over the next five to seven days. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> and we'll start off this morning with a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is already stacking up towards about the foot of the maze so a lot of commuters heading off to work early this morning and you can see it jamming up there beyond the first overcrossing.
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probably 15 to 20 minutes to get you on the bay bridge. let's go towards the dublin interchange. westbound 580 it's been a busy commute out of e thaltamont pass. we had an early-morning fender- bender in livermore. even when there's a minor crash like that, it tends to back up traffic for a while so the drive time is more than a half hour. this is westbound 92. eastbound looks okay heading towards the livermore valley. other traffic cameras a live look at the nimitz, 880 in oakland. a new crash reported southbound 880 farther south of the camera actually approaching the "a" street exit. so let's go to the maps. we'll show you some of the other different fender-benders. this is that one just cleared. northbound 101 approaching cesar chavez north of the 280 interchange. anyway it is starting to back up now it looks like towards candlestick. that is a check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you. >> thank you. and doctors are warning teenagers to stay away om the
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cinnamon challenge. the dangerous stunt has been depicted online in which someone swallows a spoonful of ground cinnamon. they do it in 60 seconds without any water. and doctors say doing that can lead to breathing problems and even collapse your lungs. at least 30 teens needed medical attention because of the stunt last year. actress reese visa apologizing for her behavior. she had a tough weekend. the oscar winner's husband was arrested for dui in atlanta on friday night. the officer says witherspoon who was in the car disobeyed his orders. she allegedly asked the officer, do you know my name? and she said, you're going to be on the national news. the actress was arrested for disorderly conduct. she says she is deeply embarrassed and she clearly had one drink too many. time now 6:53. coming up a final check of your top stories. >> plus, forget hiding. we found a cat that can't get enough of the vacuum cleaner. kind of cute. it's coming up. ♪
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so do something nice for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. in boston this afternoon, there will be a moment of silence to honor the boston marathon bombings victims a week after the explosions. this is a memorial for the victims near the explosion site and investigators are questioning the 19-year-old suspect who was caught friday. he is writing his responses down because he was shot in the throat and cannot speak. major airports across the country have started furloughing air traffic controllers. the cutbacks are due to federal spending cuts. airports like l.a.x. and chicago's o'hare could see delays as little as 10 minutes to more than an hour. no furloughs at sfo, but the airport could feel the pinch from backups at some of the other airports. starting today, retail stores in much of san mateo county can no longer give single use plastic shopping bags to their customers. the bag ordinance is aimed at encouraging customers to bring
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their own reusable bags. recyclable paper bags will still be available for a 10- cent fee and the bag ordinance covers most of the san mateo county cities and unincorporated areas. so just put those recyclable bags in the trunk. >> it's official. today is the best day of the year. warmest day of the year. it's going to be beautiful. some of these temperatures near 90 this afternoon. good day for the beach enjoy the suns. have sunny skies about everywhere you go. so far looking good from our mount vaca cam. there's a look at our tower. isn't that nice? you don't get to see that very often. [ laughter ] >> how about that. >> that's where our doppler radar is at. that's official. >> wow. >> there you go, folks. [ laughter ] >> we are going to see some beautiful weather even out at the beaches today. it will be sunny and bright. these temperatures will be warming up night nicely as we see the ridge of high pressure. >> how about that for a nice shot over th bay bridge? >> filed already in many spots. the upper 50s inland.
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i think by the afternoon, upper 80s near 90 degrees in the valleys. some 70s even at the coastline. that's a nice forecast. it is a gorgeous forecast. >> and a beautiful tower. >> and a beautiful tower. let's go towards the south bay 101 at trimble. you can see starting to get busy in the northbound lanes. so just your usual commute no big hot spots. we are seeing unusually slow traffic coming up through morgan hill. there was an accident southbound but it's slow in the northbound direction because of people just checking out the accident. >> we have had a couple of viewers call in, did you have a busy weekend? >> i did. i got engaged. >> yay! >> thank you. >> about time, right? >> congratulations. >> brad, awesome. >> he did a good job. >> it's very, very nice. very nice ring. we have to tell you about this next story. oh, we're not going to do the story. >> we are now. you brought it up. >> cat's curiosity. a cat playing around with a vacuum cleaner. >> what's better? >> i know. we love it.
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>> the cat with the vacuum. >> elizabeth engaged. >> i like elizabeth engaged. have a great day. . good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, april 22nd, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." the boston bombing suspect is now communicating with investigators. former fbi insider john miller with what dzhokhar tsarnaev is telling them. plus we'll go to moscow where we look at ties to terror groups. major budget cuts. if your airport hasn't been hit yet, it could be today. more flooding in the midwest and we'll introduce you to the teacher of the year. but we begin with today's "eye opener" with your world in 90 seconds. >> we have reason to believe, se